Lighting chains

Recall published
2008-02-25
Brand
Product title
Lighting chains.
Product description
1. Green-coloured light chain with 300 multicoloured lights and green function controller, packed in blue box. For internal use. Technical characteristics: 230V, 50Hz, 2.5 A,2. Green-coloured light chain with 180 multicoloured lights and green function controller, packed in blue box. For internal use. Technical characteristics: 230V, 50Hz, 2.5 A.
Risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - there is no supply cord anchorage in the controller – flasher, - there is no double-insulation cable in different colours, - the cross-sectional area of the wiring (0.2 mm2) does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European Standards (min. acceptable 0.5 mm2) (items 1 & 2), - the width of the plug base is 12.05 mm (min. acceptable 13.70 ± 0.70 mm) (items 1 & 2) - the distance between the pins of the plug is 17.07 for item 1 and 17.08 for item 2 (min. acceptable 18.00 – 19.20 mm), In addition the cable does not bear the required markings. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
1. 300 RICE LIGHTS 300L 4MM+M/F, code 00994028,
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Electric shock
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0283/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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